EPA Adds Subsurface Intrusion to the Superfund Hazard Ranking System
The U.S. EPA has finalized a proposal to expand the hazards that qualify sites for the Superfund National Priorities List (NPL). EPA assesses sites using the Hazard Ranking System (HRS), which quantifies negative impacts to air, groundwater, surface water and soil. Site...
FY 2018 SERDP Solicitations Released
The Department of Defense's Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) is seeking environmental research and development proposals for funding beginning in FY 2018. The Core Solicitation provides funding opportunities for basic and applied research...
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Optimization Review Report: Saunders Supply Company Superfund Site
The Saunders Supply Company Superfund Site is located in Suffolk County, Virginia, in EPA Region 3, and is a 7-1/3 acre former wood treating plant. The source areas included wastewater ponds, treatment areas, and burn pits located on the Saunders property and were remed...
Consideration of Greener Cleanup Activities in the Superfund Cleanup Process
EPA recently issued a guidance memorandum recommending approaches for regional Superfund programs to consider when evaluating greener cleanup activities through the CERCLA process. The memorandum also encourages regions to consider conducting an environmental footprint ...
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